Category: Sports

More than One thousand (1,000) World Celebrities of African Descent eye Zambia

By Roving Ambassador Dr. Edgar Ngoma, State of the African Diaspora (SOAD) Mission Office, Lusaka, Zambia As a land located within the Common Market for East and Central Africa (COMESA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), including the Great Lakes Region, Zambia has continued to be respected as a respectable global hospitality of choice for local, regional, continental and international guests. Aside from it hosting one of the seven wonders of the world – The Mighty Victoria Falls, Zambia is now expanding herself as a place of residence for People of Colour or African Descent, master minded by the...

Charles Chanda’s UPPZ 15-point solution will revive Zambia’s poor economy

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province In a Saturday 26th June 2021, only 47 days’ remain before Thursday 12th August 2021, when United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda will be voted as the Seventh (7th) Republican President of Zambia. Backed by Running Mate, Simon Katimba Mbulu, Mr. Chanda  reiterates that  the UPPZ Government will constitutionally each Zambian a piece of land from Friday 13th August 2022, as citizenship is meaningless once one lacks such an inalienable privilege. As a practical citizen, years before seeking office, Chanda has effectively alleviated housing poverty, through implementing access to affordable...

‘I am a beneficiary of Dr Kaunda’s Legacy on Education’ UPPZ President Charles Chanda pays tribute to KK

…as UPPZ vows to introduce Grade 1 to Grade 9 Religious and Moral Studies By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province Central Province UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia leader Charles Chanda attributes former First Republican President, the late Dr. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda’s humble background as a basis upon the United National Independence Party (UNIP) free education policies were built. Mr. Chanda nostalgically recollects that during his 27-year-rule as Head of State and Government, Dr. Kaunda did not compromise on a policy decision to provide education to every child and citizen regardless on once situation in life. The UPPZ leader...

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda backs burying KK next to Betty Kaunda

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province Central Province United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has backed a decision by former First Republican President Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda to bury the late nonagenarian leader next to wife, Beatrice Kaweche Banda at their Lusaka State Lodge residence. In a Sunday 20th June Facebook Post Media Statement, a grieving Mr. Chanda expressed a desire that the Zambian Government, through Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. Simon K Miti will heed the best wishes of the Kaunda family. Chanda, an ordained pastor, currently seeking to be elected as Zambia’s Seventh (7th)...

‘I have No ‘Headache’ solving Zambia’s $12 billion debt crisis,” insists Charles Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia, Central Africa UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) Presidential aspirant, Charles Chanda in the Thursday 12th August 2021 election is confident that the noted over $12 billion external debt the country owes international creditors can easily be repaid through prudent management of emeralds and numerous precious stones. In a Friday 18 June, 2021 Ministry of Finance Media Statement on Budget Performance for the period January to May 2021, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba explained that at K10.1 billion, debt service accounted for 20.2 percent, with domestic debt service payments at K8.0...

deVere launches ‘green’ investment products as ESG demand soars

Tuesday 15th June, 2021 Growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has prompted one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organisations to unveil a new product to help clients benefit from this decade’s “ultimate megatrend.” deVere Group will now be able to offer its clients a fixed-yield note of which the proceeds are allocated to the financing of eligible projects with a clear and defined environmental benefit, such as the reduction of carbon emissions. In June last year, deVere revealed that 26% of clients around the world are eyeing exposure to or already have exposure...

I am ready to Serve In Community Leadership – Geoffrey Pande Mutale

I AM ready to Serve In Community Leadership – Geoffrey Pande Mutale By Geoffrey Pande Mutale in Lusaka -Personal View Point I HAVE been interacting with some people regarding my intention to contest for the councillorship in apisha ward in the fourth coming election on Thursaday 12th august, 2021 Geoffrey Pande Mutale is a Zambian citizen, a youth and a resident of Kapisha Township who was born in 1996 on the 31st day of July. Iam a full time Zambian born in the family of seven and as the second born, I lost my father when I was only ten...

Bernadette Mulenga’s APVAZ and Zambian Youths preach peaceful Thursday 12th August 2021 polls

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda GLOBALLY, it is agreed that once a society is confronted with a violent environment, it is women and children, both boys and girls that suffer the negative consequence of this burden. Fearing perpetuation of females and young people differing or enduring the brunt of poverty has prompted the United Nations (UN) to seek peace. This global response was recently led by Under-Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo, who participated in the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development at a panel for building partnerships between civil society and regional organizations to accelerate the Women, Peace and...

Mining Sector to solve Zambian’s poverty problems,” prods Ng’andu Peter Magande

  Personal Viewpoint by Ngándu Peter Magande ZAMBIA`S economy is going through a very difficulty period due to a huge national foreign debt burden of US $ 12.74 Billion and a domestic debt of K143.8 Billion (US $6.45 billion). Domestic loans are made of unpaid money for goods and services acquired by the government from local suppliers. If you supplied excise books, medicines or fuel to a government department and you have not been paid, your money is in this billion debt. This is reminiscent of the situation of 2000, when the country had an external debt of US$6.3 billion,...

K1,250, 000 Chamulimba Health Centre project cheers Lion Hastings Eli Chiti

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda LIONS Aid Zambia (LIAZ) Board Chairperson Dr. Hastings Eli Chiti has described construction project of health centre at Chamulimba in Rufunsa district as a milestone towards improving the health and productivity of the rural community. On her part, Rufunsa District Commissioner (DC) Mrs. Judith Chama praised Lions Aid Zambia for supplementing government efforts in responding to one of the needs of the people – access to health services. Lions Clubs International District 413 – District Governor Dr Peter Mangani, noted that LIAZ, as a development agency, continues enhancing a cause to serve humanity,...

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